Actinotus helianthi
Flannel flower Flan"nel flow`er (Bot.) (a) The common mullein. (b) A Brazilian apocynaceous vine ({Macrosiphonia longiflora}) having woolly leaves. (c) An umbelliferous Australian flower ({Actinotus helianthi}), often erroneously thought to be composite. The involucre looks as if cut out of white flannel. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Macrosiphonia longiflora — Flannel flower Flan nel flow er (Bot.) (a) The common mullein. (b) A Brazilian apocynaceous vine ({Macrosiphonia longiflora}) having woolly leaves. (c) An umbelliferous Australian flower ({Actinotus helianthi}), often erroneously thought to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • flannelflower — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : mullein 2. : a Brazilian vine (Macrosiphonia longiflora) of the family Apocynaceae having woolly leaves 3. : an Australian plant (Actinotus helianthi) of the family Umbelliferae of which the umbels have a white velvety… …   Useful english dictionary

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